The Bible of the Sport


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The Bible of the Sport

Postby DoubleRBar » Thu Jun 13, 2013 7:02 pm

Does anyone know the first issue of TFN to print these words: "The Bible of the Sport"? I was going through some of the very early issues and could not find those five words.
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Re: The Bible of the Sport

Postby aaronk » Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:32 am

If it's any help in your research, it was still NOT labeled that on its front page as of summer 1965!!
(I know, because I still have a couple of 1965 issues!!)

But I'm sure Garry Hill will come forth with your answer!! :D
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Re: The Bible of the Sport

Postby dj » Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:08 pm

February I, 1968. That was the issue announcing the change in format, including an increase to 18 issues per year.

The cover showed Dick Fosbury.
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Re: The Bible of the Sport

Postby Marlow » Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:16 pm

dj wrote:February I, 1968.

Oh, the hubris! 20 years old and already the sacred scripture of T&F.
On the other hand, it's the facts - not fiction, so it is indeed GOSPEL!
:-)
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